Archive | April, 2008

Delays in Dallas

Bob Kraft’s blog reports on Average Processing Times For Social Security Disability Claims: The list of the most recently available average processing times for Social Security disability claims throughout the nation has been published by NOSSCR. The Dallas and Forth Worth offices rank closer to the top than to the bottom, but processing times across […]

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Compassionate Allowances: Some Progress on Delays

Fayetteville, New York (WSYR-TV) – If you get so sick or injured that you can’t work anymore, Social Security disability kicks in. But it may take a few months for benefits to go into effect. Currently, it takes nearly three months just to process disability applications. If they go to hearing, it could take up […]

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Doctors’ Group Reports Pressure to Downplay Injuries

From today’s Charlotte Observer: A leading group of occupational doctors is taking the unusual step of speaking out publicly against pressure from companies to downplay workplace injuries. To outline their concerns, the physicians have sent a letter to federal workplace safety regulators and held a conference session in New York City on Monday. They’re also […]

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